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. at the u.s. kons late in benghazi, at least one american staff member was killed after they stormed the compound and burned it down. looking at the scene, you can hear gunshots going off. the attackers were armed with automatic rifles and grenades. libyan forces stationed there were said to have done little to stop the violence. in egypt, protesters scaled walls destroying the american flag, ripping it to shreds and replacing it with a black, islamic banner. the diplomatic staff had been evacua evacuated. both incidents in reaction to a little known akture movie produced in the u.s. po ridicule the profit mo hammed. the same guy that triggered deadly riots in afghanistan by threatening to burn the koran. the american embassy prepared a statement reading the united states embassy condemns the efforts of misguided individuals to hurt the feelings of muslims. respect for religious beliefs is a corner stone of american democracy. we reject the actions by those who abuse the universal right of free speech to hurt others. romney holding political attacks lifted the embargo shortly after m
in afghanistan, taliban insurgents killed two u.s. marines and damaged more than $200 million worth of equipment in an attack on a fortified compound. eight attack jets were severely damaged in what officials are calling a, quote, very sophisticated attack. investigators now trying to determine if militants who were wearing afghan army uniforms to penetrate the heavily guarded camp in helmand province had help from inside the base. it's the same base where prince harry has been stationed for a tour of duty as a helicopter pilot. >>> in addition to that raid late friday, at least six coalition service members were killed by afghan security forces in so-called insider attacks. meanwhile, afghan president hamid karzai is denouncing a series of nato air strikes early yesterday that killed at least eight female civilians. nbc is live in kabul this morning. atia, what is the very latest on all that's going on there? >> reporter: good morning, willie. today we saw our first violent protest when it came to that anti-islamic movie. they've ended fairly peacefully throughout the country, but today outside
at pushing back the taliban and buying time to build and train the afghan army. the return of u.s. forces to presurge levels comes at an alarming string of so-called insider attacks with members of the afghan security forces turning their guns on the very people who have been training them. that led the united states military this week to suspend most joint field operations with afghan forces. it's also raised serious new questions about how to stabilize the country before most combat troops withdraw by the end of 2014. >>> and for days now we've heard conflicting versions about what happened that night at the u.s. consulate in libya when four americans were killed including two former navy s.e.a.l.s. there were initial reports it was a protest gone violent. stemming from a video considered insulting to islam. but now the white house is labeling what happened in benghazi an act of terrorism. secretary of state hillary clinton says the united states government has now opened a new inquiry into the attack, an attack libya insists was preplanned. president obama says it's still unclear wheth
. this is the first time romney has not led on that question. this latest polling is after the u.s. embassy attacks. 49% approve of foreign policy. last month that number was 54. this poll was taken before the release of mitt romney's remarks of the florida fund-raiser where he claimed nearly half the country believes they are victims who don't pay federal income tax. last night, president obama was here in new york and sat down with david letterman where he discussed those remarks for the first time. >> well, i don't know what he was referring to. i can tell you this, um, when i won in 2008, 47% of the american people voted for john mccain, they didn't vote for me. when i said on election night was even though you didn't vote for me, i hear your voices and i'm going to work as hard as i can to be your president. and, one of the things i have learned as president is you represent the entire country and when i meet republicans as i'm traveling around the country, they are hard working family people who care deeply about this country and my expectation is that if you want to be president, you have to
attack as early as may 1, 2001. it's titled bin laden determined to strike in the u.s. those warnings included reports of a bin laden terror cell present in the united states at that point. he claims white house officials were dismissive of the information. he writes some of the administration considered the warning to be bluster. an intelligence official told me in interviews the neoconservative leaders were warning the white house that the cia had been fooled. according to this theory, bin laden was planning an attack to distract them from saddam hussein who they saw as a greater threat. intelligence officials protested the idea of bin laden conspireing with mr. hussein saying it was ridiculous. the neoconservative suspicions were carrying the day. the cia prepared an analysis to accept the danger from bin laden was real. that exert in the new york times. he'll join us on "morning joe" to talk about this piece and his book, "500 days." we'll ask how he came across this and how it stacked up against other terror warnings that came across the president's desk at that time. >>> we were
made his worldwide religious and business phenomenon in the 1970s. he was the self-proclaimed messiah of a religion that was regarded by some as a cult. he is best known for mass weddings of thousands of his followers. >>> six days after isaac ravaged the state more than 200,000 people across louisiana are still without power this morning. while some residents in hard-hit plaquemines parish say they are cleaning up for the last time, others are questioning whether post-katrina upgrades hurt surrounding areas. >> reporter: the flooding is slowly receding across southern louisiana. but the threat of high water has some neighborhoods still on high alert. some officials are considering evacuations of 5,000 homes. >> we don't do this lightly because we don't want people out of their homes. but safety is first. >> reporter: as power crews work to restore electricity to the more than 200,000 still in the dark, the rebuilding in the bayou has begun. but for many residents, losing everything again. >> second time around. >> reporter: -- is making them think twice about not staying. >> we're th
are gathering for a fourth straight day outside the u.s. embassy. the riot police are there, dodging projectiles. that's a live picture at 11:30 in the morning in cairo. protesters demanding vengeance for an obscure internet movie they find offensive that was produced in the united states. the government repeated they have no affiliation with the movie. president obama had a blunt late night phone call with egypt's new president, morsi. president obama warning it could be jeopardizes if they don't take a stand against american attacks. too little too late. morsi asked for $5 billion in loans from the inf telling egyptians it is their duty to protect our guests. in yemens a mob scene. they evacuated to a safe location and no embassy staff was injured. there was still plenty of damage as you can see in the pictures. hundreds of protesters tore through the security wall and smashed bullet-proof windows and torching cars. yemen's president immediately apologized to president obama for the attacks. >>> new developments on the attack in benghazi. we'll get the latest on that. first, we go to cairo. ji
guest this morning on "morning joe." >>> with just 42 days to go till election day the race for u.s. senate in massausetts is permanent and has to do with warren's claims of nate amanheritage. scott brown cast doubt on those saying, i think character is important. now both sides are airin out the debate in tv spots across the country. >> i'm scott brown. i approve this ssage. >> elizatharre isry puuens about her heritage behind her. >> identified herself as a native american to employers. >> they have zero evidence of. >> she's facing tough questions about whether she claimed to be minority for ofessional gain. >> she did give an er. kpsgi >> athing else that will come out about you that you don't already know? >> you know, i don't think so, but who knows? >> as i kid i never asked for documentation when she talked about ouriv aca hege. i knew my family dchts like she was part cherokee and delaware so my parents had to elope. i never asked for, never got any benefit because of my heritage. the people w hired me said they didn't even know aboutit. i'm elizabethwarren. ippro thimee. t
the embassy in cairo. as we speak, the u.s. is moving two warships into position near libya and dispatched an elite group of 50 marines to help guard the embassy in tripoli. the obama administration is trying to determine if the deadly attack against the compound in benghazi that killed four was a planned terror strike or a spontaneous backlash from an anti islamic video posted on youtube. >>> while the investigation remains in the very early stages, details are emerging about what happened tuesday night in benghazi that left four americans dead, including 52-year-old ambassador chris stevens, widely reported as one of the most successful envoys in the region. according to first reports from administration officials, the american consulate came under small arms fire around 10:00 p.m. local time. a short time after that the outside walls of the lightly guarded compound were breached. gunmen began attacking the main building and setting it on fire. at this point three people remained inside the consulate, ambassador stevens, another staff member named sean smith. amid the chaos and heavy smo
to the news. president obama is due to address the u.s. general assembly on the defensive for not scheduling face-to-face meetings with foreign leaders. it is a scheduling issue and insist t insists the president speaks often with them and yesterday he sat down for an interview on "the view." >>> secretary hillary clinton is handling the bulk of diplomacy and met with mohamed morsi about strengthening ties and ensuring diplomatic security. remember, we reported yesterday president morsi had tough words about the united states. secretary clinton met with the presidents of libya, pakistan and to hold talks with benjamin netanyahu. yesterday in new york iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad looked to stoke an already tense situation in the middle east during his remarks at the general assembly. he declared that israel is bullying the united states over iran's alleged threat of a nuclear weapon. ahmadinejad said he's not worried about the threat of an attack on his country, the impact of international countries against his country are "not that bad." says we're doing fine. >>> mitt romney schorp
around 1 trillion u.s. dollars. bank of england expected to follow suit. we have had news from the ecb that is it going into the markets to keep rates low. elsewhere, in corporate news, bank of america is speeding up the job reduction program. they are going to cut 16,000 jobs by the end of the year. that's ahead of schedule on a longer term plan to trim the size of bank of america of 30,000 jobs by the end of next year. the lack of market activity and new regulation as well. at a corporate level, we are seeing the reaction at an international level. back to you. >> steve, live for us in london. thanks. >>> still ahead on "way too early". how can it be? the orioles up late again playing extra innings in seattle and pulling out another one. >>> steven colbert and a check on weather when we come back. >>> miss king has been staying away from much of the hoopla. he showed up in a semitopples outfit. he claims it will psych out mrs. king and she will crumble on the court. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i just finished a bowl of your new light chicken pot pie soup and it's so rich and cre
. mostly sanchez. week one nfl highlights. >>> and serena at the u.s. open ahead in sports. >>> and president obama lifted off his feet by a happy supporter in florida. we'll explain the scene and get a check on weather when "way too early" comes right back. >>> all the people who came here had an equal chance to develop their talents. we cannot say that 10% of the population that you can't have that right. that your children can't have the chance to develop whatever talents they have. i think we owe them and we owe ourselves a better country than that. let's see if we can get one past the defense. hut! go! here it comes! right on the numbers! boom! get it! spin! oh, nice hands! chest bump. ugh! good job, man. nice! okay, halftime. now, this is my favorite play. oh! i'm wide open. oh, fumble. fumble. don't want to fumble any of these. [ male announcer ] share what you love, with who you love. kellogg's frosted flakes. it's up... and it's good! good?! they're grrreat! and it's good! hey america, even though slisa rinna is wearing the new depend silhouette briefs for charity
and mitt romney were both asked about foreign policy in the middle east including about the u.s. relationship with israel. >> the president's decision not to meet with bebe netanyahu, the president of israel when he's here is a mistake and it sends a message throughout the middle east that somehow we distanced ourselves from our friends and i think the exact opposite approach is what's necessary. >> well look i have conversations with prime minister netanyahu all the time and i understand and share prime minister netanyahu's insincestence that they should not get a nuclear weapon. i feel an obligation not pressure but obligation to make sure that we're in close consultation with the israelis on these issues because it affects them deeply. they're one of our closest allies in the region and we've got an iranian regime that has said horrible things that directly threaten israel's existence. >> both of those interview on "60 minutes" last night. newly elected president mohammed morsi is in new york city this morning for the united nation's general assembly. on
with new developments out of libya. the a.p. reporting the u.s. state department is pulling more staffers out of its embassy in the capital of tripoli over security fears. the move is expected to be temporary until the security situation improves. the embassy was already operating with limited staff following the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi that left four americans dead. it is now been 17 days since that attack. sources say fbi agents sent to investigate the murders still have not been able to visit the actual scene of the crime due to security concerns. secretary of defense leon panetta yesterday said there was no doubt terrorists were responsible. >> as we determined the details of what took place there and how that attack took place that it became clear that there were terrorists who had planned that attack. and that's when i came to that conclusion as, again, as to who was involved, what specific groups were involved, i think the investigation that is on going. >> the romney campaign ramped up its criticism of the president's response to those attacks claiming the
office, the u.s. economy lost 598,000 jobs. this july, employment rose by 163,000 jobs. on sunday, the question, are you better off appeared to keep the obama campaign and its supporters off-balance. >> i think everybody understands we were this close to a great depression because the leadership of this president, we staved that off. we're beginning to recover. we have a lot more work to do. >> are we where we need to be? no, but the problem with what governor romney said, this for three days, they never offered people an alternative. >> can you say people are better off today than they were years ago? >> no. but that's not the question of this election. >> by sunday they sent out vice president joe biden to set the record straight. >> folks, let me make something clear and say it to the press -- america is better off today than they left us when they left. you want to know whether we're better off? i got a little bumper sticker for you, osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive! osama bin laden and general motors is alive! osama bin laden is dead and general motors is a
including hillary clinton suggesting an al qaeda link to the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed four americans including the united states aasr. plus, theatt foreign fast food craze. first, it was a mashed potato and gravy dispenser. now ice cream cone pizza at pizza hut. tell you where can you get yours while supplies last a bit later in the show. first, let's tthe news. live at 5:30 a.m., we begin with breaking news that football fans are desperate for especially after monday night football that cost the green bay packers a precious victory. abt 5 1/2 hours ago the nfl and refers unionou thea a tentative agreement that will end the lockout and bring regular officiating crews back to the fields staing tonight when the ravens take on the browns in baltimore. the deal include a significant salary raise for the officials and compromise on the much debad peiod rem benefits. the deal expected to be officially ratified by the union saturday night in dallas. the referees planning to work a full slate of games on sunday. we'll get a live report with dave ahead in sports. h
minutes on morning joe. >>> overseas, the u.s. military says most joint operations with american and afghan soldiers are suspended now until further notice. the move comes amid an alarming string of insider attacks. four american soldiers were left dead. yesterday nato announced scaling back joint operations with afghan security forces. the joint combat patrols seen as a critical part of the u.s. plan to withdraw from afghanistan by the end of 2014 and turn over the security of that country to its own forces. just a few hours ago now in the capital of kabul, nine people were killed when the suicide bomber rammed a car packed with explosives into a minibus believed to be carrying foreign aviation workers. an afghan insurgent group claimed responsibility calling it reit will yags for the anti-islam video. atia abawi is is in kabul for us. what's the latest on the ground there? >> good morning, willie. as you mentioned, there was a suicide blast in the capital kabul outside of the airport on airport road. it seemed to target a minibus carrying foreigners, primarily south africans. w
, finally out of the 100s into the 80s. and willie, it looks like everyone's reward on the eastern seaboard will come on sunday, even in charlotte with a high of 80 and much lower humidity. so, the weekend we've all been waiting for, fall finally arrives. >> all right, looks like a tough weekend though weatherwise with some rain. bill, thank you. >>> turning to sports, after losing a ten-game lead over a month and a half, the yankees last night began their crucial four-game series with the orioles at camden yards, one game up for the a.l. east lead heading into this and the orioles not wasting any time. matt weeders launched a three-run home run to the opposite field in the first inning to give the orioles the 4-0 early lead. yankees rallied for five runs in the eighth inning, capped by ichiro's two-run single to tie the game at 6. but in the bottom frame in the eighth, adam jones with the play, hits a home run into the left field seats. orioles hit six home runs in this game off yankee pitching and they beat the yanks 10-6. yankees and orioles now tied again atop the a.l. east. they'll hav
will be your ptr 26.ssion for this wednday, toelou about including president obama speaking before the u.n.'s general assembly and warning iran that the time for diplomacy is, quote, not unlimited. plus ann romney on leno last night telling jay about the thriftess of her suph sban thlite in the show. first let's get to the news live at 5:30 a.m. here at 30 rock in new york city. and we begin on the campaign trail where exactly one week out nowrom the first presidential debate. and there is brand new polling this morning from three key swing stas twiai roncerns inside the romney campaign. of likely voters, president obama now leads mitt romney by 10 percentage points in the state of ohio. that's a doue digit lead in the state no republican has lost and then won the presiden. thpresen ne psn florida. that is absolutely a must win state for romney. mr. obama now opening up a 12 point lead in pennsylvania according to this poll. that's a state, though, republicans have all but written off. those numbers echo polling from the "shington post" which gav thsi aht pnt advantage in ohio but p him up on
's professional tennis career is over. it ended during the fourth round of the u.s. open yesterday when defeated by seven seed juan delpotro. before exiting the court for the final time, an emotional roddick addressed the fans in flushing where he won 2003. >> i've loved every minute of it. and -- i've appreciated your support along the way. i know i certainly haven't made it easy for you at times. but i really do appreciate it and i love you guys with all my heart. >> 30-year-old andy roddick ending his professional career. coming up at the top of the hour on "morning joe," bill clinton does his thing, spending nearly an hour rebutting the republican case against president obama. was it the most effective and important speech of his campaign? we'll knock that around with joe in our "morning joe" crew. when we come back here, we'll huddle around the water cooler to watch vladimir putin add another chapter to his growing book of crazy. he bent frying pans and played with tigers, now he's migrating with birds. that story when we come right back. [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be nice if there was
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